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  • After 75 years, The Dandy comic published for last time, digital only from now on
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    After 75 years, The Dandy comic published for last time, digital only from now on

    By 4 December 2012

    Exactly 75 years to the day it first hit newsstands, the print edition of famed British comic The Dandy has bowed out with its last ever issue. The 3,610th issue is packed with strips featuring 75 of the title's most memorable characters and a pull-out...

  • The Dandy digital edition pictures and hands-on
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    The Dandy digital edition pictures and hands-on

    By 4 December 2012

    The Dandy is dead. Long live The Dandy. Although it has called an end to the print edition of the 75-year-old kids' comic, publisher DC Thompson has shown that it's willing to embrace the digital age. While The Dandy will no longer be found in newsagents...

  • DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year
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    DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year

    By 8 November 2012

    Comic book publisher DC Comics has announced deals with the three major digital book retailers, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple, to add its monthly titles to their stores. Although the brand already has a healthy library of eBook versions of its graphic...

  • Steve Jobs tribute comic now available on... Android
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    Steve Jobs tribute comic now available on... Android

    By 4 November 2011

    A comic book dedicated to the life Steve Jobs has now been released digitally, and is available on Android as well as iOS devices. The Bluewater Productions publication, Steve Jobs: Co-founder of Apple, can be downloaded through Comixology's Comics application...

  • Artists use Apple Macs, writers use PCs
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    Artists use Apple Macs, writers use PCs

    By 12 October 2011

    Mike Carey, the British comic book author behind American titles The Unwritten, X-Men: Legacy and the superb Lucifer series, has revealed to Pocket-lint that, in his trade at least, a majority of artists use Macs, while writers use PCs. Speaking exclusively...

  • Cut the Rope set for digital comic series
    Gaming

    Cut the Rope set for digital comic series

    By 21 July 2011

    Cut the Rope, the highly addictive sweet and rope based smartphone game, is set to get its own digital comic book adaptation, based on lead character Om Nom. ZeptoLab, the apps' designers, have signed a licensing agreement with Ape Entertainment that...

  • New TV Wonder Woman Adrianne Palicki revealed in costume
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    New TV Wonder Woman Adrianne Palicki revealed in costume

    By 21 March 2011

    A picture of the star of NBC's reboot of Wonder Woman, Adrianne Palicki, in full costume has been gifted to the world, and while it retains some of the characteristics from the original TV series outfit, there are distinct alterations - most likely for...

  • Become a comic book star with Apple gaming
    Gaming

    Become a comic book star with Apple gaming

    By 16 August 2010

    Apple has filed for an interesting patent that would see the Cupertino based giant introduce a comic book style history of your gaming endeavours. The patent application contains the following paragraph: "In accordance with one disclosed embodiment, data...

  • Wallace & Gromit iPhone comic a success
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    Wallace & Gromit iPhone comic a success

    By 23 December 2009

    Wallace & Gromit are the latest to report success via Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch, with good news for their "Wallace & Gromit 1: The W Files" e-comic. In celebration of the duo's 20th anniversary the first ever digital comic had been...

  • PSP gets digital comic store in the US
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    PSP gets digital comic store in the US

    By 17 December 2009

    Hot on the heels of Sony Computer Entertainment announcing that PS Home is getting Sodium One, the company has also announced that its handheld console, the PSP, is getting a digital comicbook store. It'll be population with content from several leading...